The Board

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Who is on the SJCS Board?

St Johns Community Services is a not for profit company, with a Board of Directors.

Edward Vaughan, rector of St John’s Anglican Church Darlinghurst, is the Chair of the Board.

Edward Vaughan


Ed grew up in Darlinghurst. In fact his Dad was the publican at the Green Park Hotel, just across the road from Roughies! He has been at St John’s since 2011. Before that he was the minister of a church in Dublin, Ireland.         And before that he was the minister at Darling Street Anglican Church.                           Ed volunteers at Rough Edges, normally on a Thursday night.



Tim Whiteway brings to the Board experience in strategy, management, marketing and business development through his decade of work in the financial services sector. 

Tim studied Business in both Sydney and in New York, subsequently moving into the corporate sector after running his own personal training business. Working at Macquarie Bank for the past 6 years, Tim is passionate about leveraging his skills in sustaining and growing the programs of St John’s Community Services.










Rod Ravenscroft has a long and distinguished career in financial services as Chief Executive or Managing Director of organizations that offered various forms of lease finance.   This included several years in India running for finance company of ANZ Bank. Since retiring from full time employment he has been involved with charities in inner Sydney working with organisations that seek to empower disadvantaged and marginalized people and with Stolen Generations Aboriginal men. He has served on the Board of a residential aged care group and is now a member of the Advisory Board for the Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation. Rod has an Arts degree with majors in pure maths and history and an MBA. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Sally Broom moved to Sydney from the UK in 2006 and quickly fell in love with Sydney’s climate and beaches. Her background is in Human Resources and Administration, but after adecade working in HR for a global professional services firm, Sally recently commenced full-time study at Sydney Missionary Bible College. She hopes to graduate in 2019 with a Masters of Divinity and an idea of what God would have her do next. She also holds a Masters in Professional Communication from USyd and has been a volunteer at Rough Edges since 2013.




Our newest Board member is Keith Inns. More info about Keith soon!